Consumer Information

Consumer Reports: Your handy one-stop source for making informed, money-saving purchases.  Search for product reviews and recommendations inside the library or from home with your library card.

Edmunds Automobile Buyer’s Guide: Research a new car, search for cars for sale in your area, or estimate the value of a used car.

Annual Credit Report: You may request your free credit report online, request your report by phone, or request your report through the mail.

Consumer Search: Product-review editors combine professional product reviews (like the ones at Consumer Report) with consumer reviews (opinions on to give you the a well-rounded review of electronics, appliances and services.

Kelley Blue Book: Gives information about car prices such as “what should I pay for a new car?”, “what should I pay for a used car?”, “what’s my current car worth?”, and “which car is right for me?”

Consumer Data: Centralized portal to federal government data and resources. Access high-value data sets and tools, find data-driven apps, learn about contests, and join the conversation about Smart Disclosure.

Better Business Bureau: Detroit Office: Research a business or company, file a complaint, and read updates on the latest frauds and scams.